Kritakritya, aka: Kṛtakṛtya, Krita-kritya; 5 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Kṛtakṛtya can be transliterated into English as Krtakrtya or Kritakritya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Kṛtakṛtya (कृतकृत्य).—A Vānara chief.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 241.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

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Kṛtakṛtya (कृतकृत्य) is a title given to the Bhikṣus that accompanied the Buddha when he went to Gṛdhrakūṭaparvata at Rājagṛha according to Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter VI). Accordingly, “They were accomplished (so tso = kṛtya) and complete (yi pan = kṛta)”. What is meant by kṛtya and what is meant by kṛta? Answer.—They are kṛtya because they have obtained the good dharmas (kuśaladharma) such as faith (śraddhā), discipline (śīla), equanimity (upekṣā), concentration (samādhi), etc. They are kṛta because they have obtained the good dharmas, such as wisdom (prajñā), energy (vīrya), the deliverances (vimokṣa), etc. Having these two types of good dharmas in full, they are called Kṛtakṛtya.

Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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kṛtakṛtya (कृतकृत्य).—a (S) That has discharged the several duties of human life, and obtained the meritoriousness resulting; that has accomplished the object of his endeavors. 2 Used as s n to express A rare deed or a clever achievement. Ex. tyā adattā pāsūna tumhī paisā kāḍhilā hēṃ mōṭhēṃ kṛ0 jhālēṃ. Also, esp. in poetry, kṛtakṛtyārtha a.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kṛtakṛtya (कृतकृत्य).—n A rare deed or a clever achieve- ment. a That has accomplished the object of his endeavours.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Kṛtakṛtya (कृतकृत्य).—a.

1) who has accomplished his object; Bg.15.2.

2) satisfied, contented; Śānti.3.19; Māl.4.3.

3) clever.

4) having done his duty; कृतकृत्यो विधिर्मन्ये न वर्धयति तस्य ताम् (kṛtakṛtyo vidhirmanye na vardhayati tasya tām) Śi.2.32.

Kṛtakṛtya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛta and kṛtya (कृत्य). See also (synonyms): kṛtakriya.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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